Invest KOREA: Replacing traditional ways of promotion – Invest Korea Week 2020

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In the COVID-19 era, Invest KOREA replaces traditional ways of promotion

Invest KOREA (IK), Korea’s national investment promotion agency, was established as part of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) to support the entry and establishment of foreign businesses in Korea. KOTRA’s work in the COVID-19 era was presented at OECD’s 5th Investment Promotion and Facilitation, on October 21, 2020.

The staff includes KOTRA employees, specialists and seconded officials from government ministries and agencies. The agency works closely with the network of 36 overseas investment-focused offices. Invest KOREA implements foreign investment policies formulated by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy and the Foreign Investment Committee.


Invest KOREA Week (IKW), hosted by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy(MOTIE) and organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) is Korea’s largest international investment promotion event.

This year’s IKW will allow Participants to:

  • Learn about the investment environment in Korea
  • Attend various investment conference and seminars
  • Network with foreign and domestic company executives and high-level government officials
  • Schedule private, one-on-one business meetings
  • And much more!


IKW brings together global investors, Korean entrepreneurs and policymakers from central and local governments. Set up meetings with Korean companies and local governments through 1:1 business partnering to make wise investment decisions in Korea based on specific projects.


Learn about Korea’s investment environment, cooperation opportunities, and successful investment cases of leading enterprises, governments and global corporations. Learn more about how, where and the reasons to invest in Korea.

The event offers online presentations on Investment of Major Industries in Korea, access to the Global Innovation Forum, business partnering, business matching, and other events.

More about national trade and investment promotion organizations HERE.

Source: KOTRA
  Picture: OECD Investment Promotion and Faciliation Session